To help keep prices as low as possible and save $, Bitcoin is a wonderful alternative for international payments and is growing in popularity daily! Bitcoin is a decentralized currency, i.e. there're no banking fees (how nice!). Bitcoin is easy to purchase at your local bank with cash, credit or debit card with Wall of Coins. Also, LocalBitcoins and Coinbase are nice options.
If you have questions, let me know.
To learn more about Bitcoin, take a look at the "Guides" tab on the coindesk site.